Family Changes

Possible Classroom Concepts: Language Arts/ Social Studies – Families- How Families Change

Writing

Possible Art Concepts: Art History – Jean-Francois Millet, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso

Drawing, Painting

One of the stories that the kindergartners study is Peter’s Chair by Ezra Keats. This story investigates changes in a family.

Van Gogh's First Steps, jpg

Today we will look at a milestone that will change a family, Baby’s First Step. Compare Millet’s and Van Gogh’s interpretations of first step here:

http://www.adammarelliphoto.com/2012/03/jean-francois-millet/

Now look at Picasso’s version here:

http://www.wikiart.org/en/pablo-picasso/firsts-steps-1943

How are they the same? How are they different?

Find a possible Common Core lesson in Unit 2: Tell a Story, 1,2,3 found here:

http://greatminds.net/maps/documents/Art_in_the_Maps.pdf

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